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Selected Indicators for Oil Producing MENA Countries
  Population (M) GDP (US$ billion) GDP Growth (%) Oil/GDP (%) Inflation (%) Central Bank Reserves (US$ billion) Foreign Debts
( % GDP)
  2016 2017 2018 2016 2017 2018 2016 2017 2018 2016 2017 2018 2016 2017 2018 2017 2017
Algeria 40.762 41.537 42.326 159.049 178.287 197.629 3.3 1.5 0.8 36 36 36 6.4 5.5 4.4 115 2.4
Bahrain 1.424 1.452 1.481 32.176 34.859 37.841 3 2.5 1.7 20 20 20 2.8 0.9 3.5 3.26 43
Egypt 90.2 94.8 96.98 332.484 237.073 No data 4.3 4.1 4.5 8 8 8 13.8 29.9 13 15.06 14
Iran 80.46 81.423 82.36 404.447 431.92 418.875 12.5 3.5 3.8 18 24 25 9 10.5 10.1 135.5 2
Iraq 37.884 38.858 39.857 171.716 197.699 223.258 11 -0.4 2.9 87 87 87 0.4 2 2 44.15 45
Kuwait 4.286 4.405 4.528 110.873 120.351 135.305 2.5 -2.1 4.1 30 30 30 3.5 2.5 2.7 28.72 41
Libya 6.385 6.448 6.513 18.539 31.331 43.636 -3 55.1 31.2 100 100 100 27.1 32.8 32.1 55.4 ---
Oman 4.009 4.133 4.261 66.824 74.274 82.62 3 0 3.7 30 30 30 1.1 3.2 3.2 14.54 29
Qatar 2.618 2.735 2.776 152.469 166.326 183.807 2.2 2.5 3.1 25 25 25 2.7 0.9 4.8 36.03 54.4
Saudi Arabia 31.743 32.377 33.025 644.935 683.827 748.003 1.7 0.1 1.1 60 60 60 3.5 -0.2 5 553.7 13.1
UAE 9.856 10.139 10.43 348.743 377.435 411.827 3 1.3 3.4 21 21 21 1.8 2.1 2.9 84.93 20.7
Yemen 26.66 27.46 28.284 20.901 16.511 13.84 -9.8 -2 8.5 18 18 18 5 20 29.5 0.64 ---
2017: Estimation
2018: Projection
Source: IMF, Central Banks of MENA countries and BEDigest projection
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